Advice, Knowledge And Insight For The Modern Man

Our Own Creations, Our Own Success

Our Own Creations, Our Own Success

Dan Kempner Legacy Columnist I was skimming Saint-Exupery’s The Little Prince, seeking a quote for a piece I’m writing and, just like every other time I’ve read it, I choked up. The tears began somewhere around the third page.   As a writer, I am envious of such a...
Sometimes I Felt Like A Brotherless Child

Sometimes I Felt Like A Brotherless Child

Dan Kempner MDI Contributor My wife runs a little school in our house, for teaching English to Vietnamese children. This means that twice a week, for four hours, my house becomes a war zone of sorts. The couch is a trampoline, rooms are hide-and-seek havens. The...
Cuts Both Ways

Cuts Both Ways

Dan Kempner Columnist Some people peak early. I was one such. My glory years were in middle school. We’d moved back to a small town in Westchester County, New York, and I was a little taller, with a bit more of a well-knit, man-like frame compared to the other young...